Monday, February 15, 2010

Featured Blog: FrouFrouBritches

Today I’m beginning a new feature: on Mondays I will be highlighting various blogs which may be of interest to you. We all work hard on our blogs, and sometimes a little recognition can make our day.

Tanya from FrouFrouBritches has agreed to be my guinea pig in this venture. We recently discovered that we are only one day apart in age (I’m younger…just sayin’), so I feel a certain commonality with her. She is a fairly new blogger, just nicely getting started, and she posts frequently. Please visit her blog, look around, and be sure to leave a comment!

First off, the name. Tanya has an etsy shop by the same name where she sells super cute kids’ clothing that she sews. Her adorable daughter models one of her creations here:


She also uses her sewing skills for crafty goodness, like this fun dishtowel she whipped up for Valentine’s. (I’m a sucka for ric-rac!)


The use of red in this towel isn’t just because of Valentine’s; it’s also her favorite color. She recently confessed that she has been searching for the perfect red to paint her kitchen and living with several test swatches on the wall for over a year. Happily, it appears that she has finally settled on one, because she painted her dining room this weekend. She shares her new walls and tells how she made her old frames work with the new color in yesterday’s post.


Tanya is a southern gal with a soft spot for the old days and the sound of a screen door slamming takes her back to her childhood summers. When I read her post about it, I could totally hear the creak and slam of many a door from my own childhood.

For an overview in Tanya’s own words about her and her blog, read her entry in Amanda’s Why My Blog Rocks party, appropriately titled Why My Blog Rocks. Please drop by and show Tanya some support!

Don’t forget…party here tomorrow! Please link up with your Pottery Barn re-creations, new or old. (pleaseohpleaseohplease!)


Kerri said...

Good morning. I think this is a nice idea...there sure are a lot of great blogs out there.

Have a great day.

Amanda @ Serenity Now said...

Great feature, Holly!! I do love FrouFrouBritches. She has some of the cutest projects. :) I am definitely planning on linking up tomorrow!!!

Kim said...

Thanks for sharing, Homebody, I've been thinking about doing something like this myself. I can't wait for your party tomorrow! I was a follower, but dropped off (?) so am following again:).

Pam @ bibbidi-bobbidi-beautiful said...

Yay froufrou! Such a great idea!

Pam @ bibbidi-bobbidi-beautiful said...

Forgot to say I'm finishing up my project right now! Looking forward to the party!

Michelle said...

I am always searching for fun new blogs to read. Thanks!

FrouFrouBritches said...

Thanks so much for the highlight Holly. Your sweet words are much appreciated, my new found and slightly younger friend.

Party at your blog tomorrow! I can't wait!

bec4 said...

So cute and fun. I just finished my PB knock-off and can't wait to link up tomorrow (after preschool teaching). See you manana!

Rondell said...

Girl I'm glad to find you. I also appreciate the arts and cultures and just love making something outta nothing!